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Chicago cigarette tax

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Downtown »

Anti-smoking groups supported the city more than doubling its tax on cigarettes as a public-health issue.

Roseland »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said there was "no" chance of compromise on a 75-cent-a-pack increase.

Downtown »

The Finance Committee approved increases in the cigarette and cable taxes.

Downtown »

Nontaxed smokes and the sale of single "loosies" are targeted.

Downtown »

Funds from the proposed tax would help fortify the city's budget and fund a CPS eye-exam program.

Chicago »

Ald. Jason Ervin called on the State of Illinois and Cook County to reduce their cigarette taxes.

North Lawndale »

The find at Tom's Food Mart in North Lawndale was one of the largest ever of unlicensed cigarettes.